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MultiTail: Monitor Multiple Files Simultaneously in a Single Linux Terminal

Oct 26, 2015, 12:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Ravi Saive)

Whether it's a server administrator or a programmer some time we need to refer multiple logfiles for effectively troubleshooting tasks. To achieve this we have to open, tail or less a each logfile in a different shell. However, we can use traditional tail command like tail -f /var/log/messages or tail -f /var/log/secure in a single line. But if we want to see multiple files in a real-time we need to install a specific tool called MultiTail.

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